|Midwest Holiday (Part I) - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.|
Auto travelogue through the sights, monuments and mythologies of America's heartland. A jaded newspaper reporter returns from a long stint in Europe, takes to the highways of the Midwest, and discovers a father-daughter team who help him to realize that his true home lies in mid-America. A fascinating view of Midwestern and Great Plains natural and historical attractions, and a strong statement that mobility equals freedom.
Keywords: U.S.: Midwest; Travelogues; Patriotism
Downloads: 9,365 (6 reviews)
|American Harvest (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism...
Keywords: Manufacturing; Automobiles: Economic effects; Sustainability: 1950s
Downloads: 15,619 (3 reviews)
|Labatts Beer Commercial|
Downloads: 19,538 (7 reviews)
|Ingenuity in Action (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions|
Made for hot rod fans; explains how to prepare and enter a car show; also serves as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Car culture: Hot rods; California: History and culture
Downloads: 23,444 (4 reviews)
|Bottle and the Throttle, The - Sid Davis Productions|
Reveals the dangers of drinking and then driving. Shatters the myth which says you have to be drunk before your driving ability is materially impaired. Incorporates statistics compiled by the National Safety Council and American Medical Association.
Keywords: sid davis alcohol
Downloads: 9,898 (6 reviews)
|Safety Through Seat Belts|
0660 PA8713 Safety Through Seat Belts 16 B&W comp print; from 002.01; Univ of Calif production
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 9,010 (7 reviews)
|Overs and Outs - Calvin|
Industrial film bloopers.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Bloopers
Downloads: 12,656 (6 reviews)
|Ask Me, Don't Tell Me - Myers (David)|
San Francisco teenage gangs and the unfriendly world they inhabit.
Keywords: San Francisco: Juvenile delinquents; Teenagers; Juvenile delinquency
Downloads: 35,514 (7 reviews)
Like its precursor Name Unknown (1951), Girls Beware is a trilogy of tragedies brought about by teenage girls' attempts at independent behavior. Covers do's and don'ts in the babysitting situation. Develops the problem of the 'PICK UP' and the girls who go with boys that are too old.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 23,487 (12 reviews)
|Third Avenue El - Davidson (Carson)|
Impressionistic picture of the Third Avenue Elevated Railway in Manhattan, New York City, before it was demolished.
Keywords: New York City
Downloads: 34,686 (12 reviews)
|[Bongo Boards] - Universal-International Newsreel|
Palo Alto, California: Models in swimsuits gyrate on Bongo Boards. Newsreel story. ca. 1950s
Keywords: Newsreels; Gender roles; Stunts
Downloads: 20,836 (10 reviews)